Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 10 January, 2010


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 10 January, 2010

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hospitality and event planning industries, published by Sonja Johnson.

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Director, Meetings; American Society of Plastic Surgeons; Arlington

Heights, IL

2. Housing Account Manager; J. Spargo & Associates, Inc.; Fairfax, VA

3. Manager, Conferences, Contracts & Meeting Services; The American

Society of Civil Engineers; Reston, VA

4. Sales Manager, National Accounts; Atlanta Convention & Visitors

Bureau; Atlanta, GA

5. Project Manager; Shockfish SA; Lausanne, Switzerland

6. Coordinator, Marketing Communications; Gerson Lehrman Group; Austin,

TX

7. Convention Registrar; Society of American Travel Writers (SATW); Any

Location, United States

8. Catering Manager; Oncenter Complex; Syracuse, NY

9. Project Manager, Events; Bath & Body Works; Reynoldsburg, OH

10. Event Coordinator; DePasquale Companies; Fair Lawn, NJ

11. Account Executive; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Philadelphia, PA

12. Manager, Event Marketing; Maritz Canada Inc.; Mississauga, Ontario,

Canada

13. Event Manager; Maritz Canada Inc.; Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

14. Business Development; Meeting Logistics, LLC; New Providence, NJ

15. Assistant Meeting Planner – Temporary; Follett Higher Education

Group; Oak Brook, IL

16. Global Account Executive- Virginia; ConferenceDirect; Virginia

17. Senior Meeting Manager; National Recreation and Park Association;

Ashburn, VA

18. Manager, Industry Relations and Exhibits; AWHONN; Washington, DC

19. Educational Programs Manager; Council for Advancement and Support of

Education; Washington, DC

20. Meeting Planner; Military Operations Research Society, Inc.;

Alexandria, VA

21. Event Marketing Manager; DELTEK Systems; Herndon, VA

22. Conference, Technical Exhibit, Event and Marketing Administration;

The Mitre Corporation; McLean, VA

23. Communication & Events Intern; National Guard Youth Foundation;

Alexandria, VA

24. Audiovisual Services Coordinator; Advisory Board Company;

Washington, DC

25. MANAGER – SPECIAL EVENTS & FUNDRAISING; American Diabetes

Association; Washington, DC

************* The Short Self-Pitch (SSP) *********************

The HEPN offers a special feature: the Short Self-Pitch (SSP). If you

are looking for a job opportunity or offer free-lance services, send a

brief paragraph to sonjahepn@comcast.net. One SSP will be included each

week.

************* Upcoming Conferences *************

Do you know of an upcoming conference that the HEPN readers should be

aware of? Send the details to sonjahepn@comcast.net for inclusion in the

next newsletter.

********

1. Director, Meetings; American Society of Plastic Surgeons; Arlington

Heights, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6366347

2. Housing Account Manager; J. Spargo & Associates, Inc.; Fairfax, VA

J. Spargo & Associates, Inc., a fast-paced convention company located in

Fairfax, VA, has an opening for an Account Manager to handle housing

management, venue search, and contract negotiations for multiple

clients. This position will work closely with other Account Managers,

Junior Account Managers, and Coordinators. This position will also

report to and support the Sr. Vice President of Housing Services and the

Director of Housing Services

Requirements:

. High school diploma; bachelor's degree in a related field preferred

. 5+ yrs trade show/hotel sales/convention experience

. Must be able to multi-task

. Must be a team player, organized, and have attention to detail

. Excellent written and verbal communication skills

. Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and internet applications

. Travel required: 25%

Fax resume with salary history to 703-818-9177 Attn: HR or email

jsajobs@jspargo.com. You may visit our website at www.jspargo.com.

3. Manager, Conferences, Contracts & Meeting Services; The American

Society of Civil Engineers; Reston, VA

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the oldest national

civil engineering society in America, is currently seeking a Contracts

Manager in support of our busy Conferences and Meeting Services

Department.

Responsibilities include: determining conference requirements;

preparing RFP's; conducting site and vendor research, and making

appropriate recommendations; monitoring conference budgets; negotiating

contracts; creating and maintaining relationships with hotel chain's

national sales offices, convention centers and visitor bureaus;

providing oversight of Society search company; and conducting post

conference reconciliation with venues, hotels, and vendors.

Job Requirements

Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree with 8-10 years meeting

planning experience. Hotel experience preferred. Association and/or

volunteer management experience a plus. CMP designation preferred.

Candidate must have excellent writing, proofreading, and research

skills; and a thorough command of MS Office.

ASCE offers competitive salaries, a convenient location, and a

comprehensive benefits package. Please send resume and cover letter

w/salary requirements and history to ASCE, Attn: AR/PCMA, 1801 Alexander

Bell Drive, Reston, VA 20191, e-mail: jobbox@asce.org. Resumes received

without salary requirements and history will not be considered.

4. Sales Manager, National Accounts; Atlanta Convention & Visitors

Bureau; Atlanta, GA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6359944

5. Project Manager; Shockfish SA; Lausanne, Switzerland

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6377378

6. Coordinator, Marketing Communications; Gerson Lehrman Group; Austin,

TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6369332

7. Convention Registrar; Society of American Travel Writers (SATW); Any

Location, United States

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6369379

8. Catering Manager; Oncenter Complex; Syracuse, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6369100

9. Project Manager, Events; Bath & Body Works; Reynoldsburg, OH

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6369371

10. Event Coordinator; DePasquale Companies; Fair Lawn, NJ

DePasquale Companies is a multi-faceted manufacturer and distributor of

professional beauty products in the metro area.

We are currently seeking a full-time beauty event coordinator to create

and initiate marketing and promotional programs within the professional

salon and spa arena. The qualified candidate must possess strong

communication and sales skills. We are looking for an outgoing and

creative individual who is able to think outside o the box to build

innovative and successful marketing event programs. Background in the

beauty industry is a plus. Must have valid drivers license and be

willing to travel within the tri-state area. There may be some

overnight travel required.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Please apply online to: resume@depasqualeco.com

Visit our web site at: www.depasqualesalonsystems.com

11. Account Executive; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Philadelphia, PA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6366370

12. Manager, Event Marketing; Maritz Canada Inc.; Mississauga, Ontario,

Canada

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6366385

13. Event Manager; Maritz Canada Inc.; Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6366389

14. Business Development; Meeting Logistics, LLC; New Providence, NJ

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?str=26&site_id=8168&jb=6360267

15. Assistant Meeting Planner – Temporary; Follett Higher Education

Group; Oak Brook, IL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?str=26&site_id=8168&jb=6361000

16. Global Account Executive- Virginia; ConferenceDirect; Virginia

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?str=26&site_id=8168&jb=6359256

17. Senior Meeting Manager; National Recreation and Park Association;

Ashburn, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3270552

18. Manager, Industry Relations and Exhibits; AWHONN; Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3269380

19. Educational Programs Manager; Council for Advancement and Support of

Education; Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3269016

20. Meeting Planner; Military Operations Research Society, Inc.;

Alexandria, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3269142

21. Event Marketing Manager; DELTEK Systems; Herndon, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28849492&jobSummaryIndex=1&agentID=

22. Conference, Technical Exhibit, Event and Marketing Administration;

The Mitre Corporation; McLean, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28832402&jobSummaryIndex=13&agentID=

23. Communication & Events Intern; National Guard Youth Foundation;

Alexandria, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28822027&jobSummaryIndex=47&agentID=

24. Audiovisual Services Coordinator; Advisory Board Company;

Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28810442&jobSummaryIndex=70&agentID=

25. MANAGER – SPECIAL EVENTS & FUNDRAISING; American Diabetes

Association; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28799307&jobSummaryIndex=89&agentID=

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